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July 8, 2019

2019 Marketplace Artisans Selected

The National Folk Festival is pleased to announce the talented artisans and craftspeople who will be featured in the festival’s juried Marketplace in 2019. The Festival Marketplace will offer festival attendees the opportunity to purchase handmade creations from 30 of the finest artists and craftspeople from the State of Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula. It will include both deeply traditional...

July 9, 2018

Festival Parking Plans Announced

Parking locations and a free shuttle service have been announced for festival goers wishing to drive to the 78th National Folk Festival taking place over the weekend of September 7- 9, 2018, in downtown Salisbury. “With about 1,000 parking spaces located in our downtown parking lots and garage, plus 5,000 parking spaces available at and next to the Wicomico Youth &...

June 12, 2018

Chesapeake Traditions at the National Folk Festival

THIS JUST IN - the 78th National Folk Festival announced today the Maryland Traditions Folklife Area & Stage program, sharing details about the performers, craftspeople and demonstrators who will be featured in this special area of the Festival in 2018, the first year of the event’s three-year residency in Salisbury. Adding to the festive air of the press event was the participation of three...

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